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The Direction of Aggression and Group Conformity of Policemen, Narcotic-Addicts, and Seventh Day Adventists as Measured by the Rosenzweig Picture-Frustration Study

Description: The present study was an attempt to measure the direction of aggression among three diverse groups, namely, policemen, narcotic-addicts and Seventh Day Adventists. The second aspect of this investigation was to determine the group conformity tendencies of the three basic groups. The Rosenzweig Picture-Frustration Study was used as the measuring instrument.
Date: January 1969
Creator: Gerlach, Herman

Doctoral Programs in Mathematics and Education as Related to Instructional Needs of Junior Colleges and Four Year Colleges

Description: The problem of this study was to analyze doctoral programs in mathematics and education for the preparation of teachers of undergraduate mathematics. The purpose of the study was to determine (1) the need for such programs, (2) the attitude of college and university officials toward them, (3) the composition of present offerings and (4) recommendations to the future course their development should take.
Date: June 1967
Creator: Hamilton, William Wingo

Dogmatism as Related to Anxiety and Self-Ideal Discrepancy

Description: This study was concerned with the relationships between the concepts of dogmatism, anxiety, and self-ideal discrepancy. In order to measure these relationships, Rokeach's Dogmatism Scale, Cattell's IPAT Self Analysis Form, and Bill's Index of Adjustment and Values were utilized, Sex differences, as measured on the Dogmatism Scale, were also investigated.
Date: January 1969
Creator: Davis, Franklin D.

The Draw-A-Person Technique as a Measure of Sexual Conflict

Description: Since much of the existing research which points to the low validity of the Draw-a-Person technique has used differentiation of diagnostic categories as a criterion, this study will be restricted to a consideration of the Draw-a-Person technique as a means for discriminating between a group of individuals who manifest conflicts in the area of sexual adjustment and a control group which does not show these conflicts in any appreciable amount.
Date: January 1968
Creator: Caspary, Arthur Courtney

Educational Background and Judgment Ability in a Group of 300 Delinquent Boys as Reflected by the Information and Comprehension Subtest of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children

Description: It was the purpose of this study to attempt to discover if the educational background and judgment ability of juvenile delinquents are markedly impaired, as indicated by the Information and Comprehension subtest scores of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children.
Date: January 1968
Creator: Buresh, Martin C.

Effect of a Liquid Meal upon Performance in Selected Track and Field Events

Description: The problem of this study was to search for possible effects of the pre-competition meal. This problem had two primary facets: 1) to determine performance scores secured by college varsity track and field men under two different pre-competition meal conditions and to study the relationship of the meal last ingested before competition to the scores; 2) to determine the concern for certain psychological and psycho-physiological factors under each of the two pre-competition meal conditions.
Date: August 1966
Creator: Gates, Paul La Vergne, 1922-

The Effect of an Expressed Level of Aspiration in Determining Performance on a Subsequent Task

Description: There have been few investigations employing the level of aspiration as a motivational independent variable. The problem of the present study was to investigate the effect of an expressed level of aspiration on a subsequent level of performance on a cancellation task and to relate this effect to socio-economic classifications.
Date: August 1969
Creator: Hafner, Bruce W.

The Effect of Chlorpromazine on Avoidance Learning in Rats

Description: In this experiment it was hypothesized the (a) those organisms trained under the influence of chlorpromazine will perform a learned task (when tested) with more incorrect responses than a comparable group trained under "normal" conditions; (b) those organisms tested under the influence of chlorpromazine will perform a previously learned task with more incorrect responses than a comparable group of organisms tested under "normal" conditions.
Date: January 1968
Creator: Fain, Thomas Carl

The Effect of Early Loss of Father Upon the Personality of Boys and Girls in Late Adolescence

Description: It was the purpose of this study to determine whether the early loss of the father is conducive to injury of personality development of boys and girls, which injury may still be evident in late adolescence, the crucial time in life when educational, vocational and other important decisions are being made.
Date: January 1967
Creator: Baggett, Allen Thomas, 1905-

Effect of Emotional Stimulation on Recognition and Inference

Description: The purpose of this study was to make an assessment of the probable effects of extraneous stimulation on both cognitive achievement or learning, and emotional reactions and autonomic arousals of students. While the focus of interest was upon possible disruptive effects, the kinds of measurements projected would make it possible to observe some effects of either kind, disruptive or facilitative.
Date: August 1966
Creator: Haddan, Eugene E.

The Effect of Feelings of Insecurity on Personality Characteristics of Institutionalized Adolescent Boys

Description: This study was an investigation of the relationship between feelings of insecurity of institutionalized delinquent boys and the following personality variables: Ascendancy, Responsibility, Emotional Stability, Sociability, Cautiousness, Original Thinking, Personal Relations, and Vigor.
Date: August 1965
Creator: Kanady, Berlin L.

The Effect of Induced Motivation on the I.Q. Scores of Negro Children

Description: The purpose of the present study was to further investigate the effects of motivation on the intellectual attainment of Negro children. In view of previous research and realizing the importance of related study on inventive and achievement, the following hypothesis was proposed: Inducement of motivation between pre-and post-administrations of Form A of the Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test would result in significantly greater magnitude of change in scores for the experimental group of Negro children than for the control group.
Date: January 1969
Creator: Jeffers, Joe M.

The Effect of Micro-Teaching Laboratory Experiences on Attitudes and Verbal Behavior of Pre-Service Elementary School Teachers

Description: The problem of this study was to determine the effect of a micro-teaching laboratory experience on the attitudes of pre-service elementary school teachers toward the teaching of elementary school science and to determine the effect of a micro-teaching laboratory experience on the indirect verbal behavior of pre-service elementary school teachers.
Date: August 1969
Creator: Sparks, Rebecca Lewis

The Effect of Two Methods of Programming upon the Development of the Orchestra in a Secondary School

Description: The present study was designed for the purpose of comparing the effectiveness of two methods of orchestral programming, demonstration and non-demonstration, upon (1) the musical perception of the members of a student body audience, and (2) the attitudes of the members of a student body toward orchestra as a school subject. This comparison of demonstration and non-demonstration programming involved the question concerning the effectiveness of instructive listening as compared with free listening in the development of musical perception and attitudes. The problem of the present study is presented in the following major areas: (1) musical perception, end (2) attitudes.
Date: June 1966
Creator: Boney, Joan Ellen, 1937-